Department of Numbers

Santa Fe, New Mexico Job Growth

There were 63,700 jobs in Santa Fe, New Mexico in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 70,081 employed persons for the month. Santa Fe added 600 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 265 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Santa Fe job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 63,700 +600 +600
CPS 70,081 +265 +989

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Santa Fe, New Mexico Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Santa Fe as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.

CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

Total Employment for Santa Fe, New Mexico

CES employment for Santa Fe peaked in September 2007 at 67,700. Since then 4,000 jobs have been lost in Santa Fe according to the employer survey. From a trough of 61,200 in November 2009, Santa Fe has gained 2,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 76,115 for Santa Fe in January 2007. 6,034 jobs have been lost in Santa Fe since then according to the household survey. From a August 2014 low of 67,725, Santa Fe has added 2,356 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Santa Fe, New Mexico Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 63,700 600 70,081 265
January 2018 63,100 400 69,816 231
December 2017 62,700 -700 69,585 278
November 2017 63,400 100 69,307 -197
October 2017 63,300 100 69,504 -466
September 2017 63,200 400 69,970 15
August 2017 62,800 -300 69,955 614
July 2017 63,100 100 69,341 -136
June 2017 63,000 200 69,477 113
May 2017 62,800 -100 69,364 162
April 2017 62,900 -700 69,202 -104
March 2017 63,600 500 69,306 214